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respective
used in The Remains of the Day

3 uses
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Definition
relating separately to the people or things just mentioned
  • The staff plan would, furthermore, for each of the four resident employees mean a radical altering of our respective customary duties.
    Prologue (32% in)
  • Our reason for instituting such meetings was simple: we had found that our respective lives were often so busy, several days could go by without our having an opportunity to exchange even the most basic of information.
    3e — Day 3 - Evening (4% in)
  • Indeed, although one could not see out far that day on account of the encroaching mist, and the daylight too was rapidly fading by this stage, obliging Miss Kenton to hold her needlework up to the last of it, I remember our often breaking off from our respective activities simply to gaze out at the views around us.
    3e — Day 3 - Evening (13% in)

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